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  1. Uprated Lower Ball Joint

    While looking for various components on the suspension I have purchased the following Lower Ball Joint from Race Tech Direct who are specialist TVR dealers. After reading various articles are forums it became clear that some of the TVR's used this item as standard. There had been a couple of failures due to people installing cheap items.

    Below are the details from the supplier and their details on the web page if anybody else is interested. Retail price is 48 + VAT.

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    Updated 21-11-2013 at 08:04 by ducatiman

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  2. Cooling my Turbo Engine

    One of the things that came up in convevrsation was coolant flow which in an ideal world, needs to be in the region of 1L/min/kw to stop localised boiling - well as i Have over 350Kw it is doubtfull that i will find a pump with 350L/min flow, but my DC pumps are rated max 115l/min.
    The figures I was quoted were of course for an ideal world for a turbo engine, but the basic idea is the higher flow the better. A second problem with the DC pumps is that i was running their controller, so at times ...

    Updated 21-11-2013 at 15:35 by turbonutter

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  3. Blown Engine - Turbo is OK

    On the plus side of things I got to inspect the turbo charger Turbine wheel & that looks to be in good condition, so no worries about running lean like i had with the last car.

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  4. Blown Engine - The damage

    The Reason for the tow truck home from Blyton was a blown head gasket....

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    You can see above the result of detonation - my mistake for not realizing what i was hearing
    But ok my hearing shouldnt make the engine blow up should it! Having Had a few discussions regarding the blow up with people with more knowledge than me, i think i now know the cause, which will be addressed during the rebuild.

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  5. General Update

    Another update....................

    Updated 21-11-2013 at 08:24 by ducatiman

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